In the manufacturing sector, six key balances are at all-time highs, and the service sector continues to go from strength to strength. While we are pleased that confidence in the manufacturing sector has fuelled a temporary growth spurt, it is too early to declare that the recovery is now secure – especially given risks both at home and abroad that still remain.

A summary of the results, the national totals and an infographic are available below. For further information, or to obtain a copy of the full report, please contact Tom Nolan.